Ghulam Nabi Azad Calls for AFSPA Revocation to Demonstrate Normalcy in J&K

Ghulam Nabi Azad Calls for AFSPA Revocation to Demonstrate Normalcy in J&K

The regional parties have a history of duping Kashmiris as they vacillated from “advocating autonomy to self-rule, and now fixating on Article 370, he said He said during his tenure, his government investigated and uncovered cases of “innocent civilians being falsely implicated as militants”. He said, “I will never exploit people and ensure justice” The DPAP chairman said citizens were craving for authentic transformation, development and tranquillity Azad said construction of the Hajj House in Srinagar during his tenure within a record time of six months showcased the efficiency and…

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Kashmir Cools Down: Welcome Relief as Rain Douses Scorching

Kashmir Cools Down: Welcome Relief as Rain Douses Scorching

The Valley, including capital Srinagar, received light rains for a brief period coupled with winds at some places in the afternoon which prompted the maximum temperatures to fall back towards the normal Light showers drenched Kashmir valley and parts of Jammu region on Friday bringing down the day temperatures with weather office predicting intermittent rains for the next three days. The Valley, including capital Srinagar, received light rains for a brief period coupled with winds at some places in the afternoon which prompted the maximum temperatures to fall back towards…

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Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Faces Another Round of House Arrest

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Faces Another Round of House Arrest

Once again, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq finds himself under house arrest, barred from addressing the Friday prayers at the historic Jamia Masjid in Srinagar by the authorities, the Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid, the mosque’s managing body, said. The Anjuman condemned what it called “this repeated detention, particularly on Fridays” calling it disruption to religious practices and freedom of expression. The mosque management expressed deep concern over Mirwaiz’s continued confinement. “Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was again not allowed to offer Friday prayers and deliver the sermon at central Jama Masjid Srinagar. This is…

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PDP Disappointed: BJP Fails to Deliver Promised Respect to J&K

PDP Disappointed: BJP Fails to Deliver Promised Respect to J&K

BJP didn’t give J&K respect Centre promised: PDP Speaking out on the historical accord between Jammu and Kashmir and Union of India in 1947, former Chief Minister and president of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mehbooba Mufti on Friday said the J&K’s accession to Gandhi’s vision of India carried promises of respect and dignity, particularly for its Muslim-majority population in J&K. However, she alleged that the BJP had undermined these assurances, stripping away the respect and dignity of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Mehbooba said that the ongoing elections…

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